• Ad Watchdog Piles On Kardashians For Deceptive Marketing
    The pushback against deceptive influencer marketing has begun. In the latest development, the advertising watchdog Truth In Advertising Inc. has filed a complaint with the FTC concerning numerous posts by the various members of the Kardashian-Jenner family.
  • Google Plans To Expand YouTube As Content Platform With New Social Network Features
    Undaunted by serial failures, Google remains determined to crack the social media market, with a new plan to piggyback social network features on one of its most successful existing platforms, YouTube.
  • Social Media Spurs Spending, And Your Accountant Knows It
    One of social media's key applications is showing off expensive purchases and exotic vacations. It's such common knowledge even your accountant knows.
  • Chipotle's Social Media Policy Violated Law, Says NLRB
    Chipotle Mexican Grill's social media policy for employees illegally constrained their ability to discuss workplace conditions.
  • Facebook Launches Lifestage For Under-21s
    Facebook, a social network founded in an college dorm room, is now officially uncool due to the large number of adults who use it.
  • This Week In Bullying: Social Media's Troll Problem
    It's not clear what, if anything, social media companies can do to combat bullying, which is beginning to drive some high-profile users (and ordinary folks) away.
  • Social Mobile Video Explodes
    People like mobile devices, social media, and online video - so it's no surprise the amount of time they spend watching on their mobile devices is set to explode.
  • GOP Bows Social Media Campaign Targeting Hispanics
    The Republican National Committee is launching a social media campaign targeting Hispanic voters, intended to build support for Donald Trump's presidential run.
  • Social Media Reflects Racial Divide
    While concerns about social media "echo chambers" are well established -- including the possibility that Americans are receiving a narrower range of news and opinion selected on largely ideological grounds -- a similar, overlapping phenomenon may be occurring in online discussions of race, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.
  • Twitter Growth Forecast Slides
    The bad news for Twitter keeps on coming. In the latest ding for the network, eMarketer is downgrading its growth forecast for U.S. Twitter users significantly.
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